NEXT MEETING: Monday, July 15th, 2019, 6:30 pm

PROGRAM: "Christmas in July" Quilted Christmas Tree. Bring in 8 strips of fabric, cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. One piece of 5 1/2" fabric for the bottom and flathead pins.

Hand work time 5:30 pm
Refreshments 6:00 pm, provided by the Jelly Roll's

Remember your SHOW 'n TELL items

Also remember to sign in at the door for the Secretary's records.

In 2019: You can check here for programs, birthdays, who's turn for refreshments and to set up for the night; but you will need to go to

for updates and pictures on guild happenings.

240 Names

Thank you  Lynn for joining us yesterday at the museum and Thank You to Pat, Charlotte and Lorraine for your work this past Wednesday.  We go in and input information, vacuum, etc the quilts on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of the month.  We would like to also do it in the afternoons, so if you are interested - please give Vevia a call.  Scheduling 4 workers at a time is just about right.  So far we have a combined 44+ hours in and 4 quilts completed.
  Here you can see the process with the vacuuming and the screens to
prevent us from damaging the quilts.

  This quilt was done in memory of those that served during the Civil War.  There were 240 names, ranks, divisions and home states listed in the middle of appliqued wheels and inbetween the spokes.  The information was inked onto the quilt and in places had faded.  Took over 16 hours all together to document and prepare the quilt.
The fun part was figuring what - Inft., Cav., O.V.I., H.A., L.A. etc. might have meant and to see what names were included.  Now J.J. Derringer from Ohio - was that Indian John or someone else. 
Still lots of Mysteries at the Museum.

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